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Please tell a story about a time when a person or organization tried to help someone or change something in your community:

Knowledge Is Power

My father was a drunkened not only drunkened but also a smoker.I told my best to make him not to use this drugs but to make him not to use but I found it difficult .One day he got sick I took him to the hospital but he didn't recover quickly.Therefore I went to a small clinic and talk with doctor ,i told him that the main thing making my fathers health to be so bad is just alcohlo.I told the doctor to convince my dad that he continues using drugs, he will not live a long life.The doctor did so, therefore my dad so therefore my dad stopped using this drug abuse .And well lived a comfortable life.Why? because a lot of fund was beings used in alcoholic drugs.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

Events like these happen:

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I helped make the story happen
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 46-60 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Kayole, Nairobi, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
broad need
specific
solution
specific
problem
The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what
happened in the story...
nobody
the wrong
people
the right
people
What type of change is your story about?
it requires a
continuous effort
temporary
change
lasting
change
 
 
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